PART I: Getting to Know Your Rigid Heddle Loom | March 30, 10am – 2pm
Ever been curious about the art of weaving? Do you have a loom that’s gathering dust or hasn’t even been taken out of its package? It’s time for you to get acquainted with that loom! Judy Barth, a local weaver, will go over basic set-up, warping your loom and some basic concepts on weaving including choosing the right yarns for the right sett. You will be contacted before the class to make sure you have all the correct supplies.
***A very limited number of practice looms will be available on a first-come first-served basis. For those taking BOTH Parts: looms will not be available to take home in-between classes. If you would like to use a Hallockville practice loom you MUST call 631.298.5292 to register for the class.
PART II: Weaving on Your Rigid Heddle Loom | April 6, 10am to 2pm
Now that you’ve learned to set-up and properly warp your loom it’s time to weave! Join us for a class that will explore pattern designs, pick-up-sticks and skills to enhance your weaving technique. ***You do not need to take Part I: Getting to Know Your Rigid Heddle Loom to take this class BUT you must come to class with a fully warped loom.
Hallockville Members: $80 OR $130 for BOTH PART I AND PART II
Non-Members: $90 OR $150 for BOTH PART I AND PART II
About Judy Barth: Judy Barth, a North Fork native, re-entered the fiber world in 2005. An avid knitter, she became fascinated by the art of weaving which has become her true passion for the past six years. She is well versed in weaving with a rigid heddle loom as well as four and eight shaft floor looms. Currently, Judy is a knitting instructor at Altman’s Needlearts located in Mattituck. Judy is also a member of the Paumanok Weavers Guild.